The first table below looks at the demand for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 123 93 96
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 5 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.96% 2.91% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate
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£340 £438 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% +21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £513 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
522 515 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.95% 20.95% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 208
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.25 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.60 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Data Mining
UK

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - - - -
Data Mining
UK

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining.

1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XHTML
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) LINQ
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) EMIR
1 1 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft